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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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Thirdhand smoke is widespread and may be dangerous, mounting evidence shows

Mounting research has shown such potentially hazardous residue can be absorbed through the skin, ingested and inhaled months and even years after the smoke has dissipated. One study published this year showed thirdhand smoke increased risk of lung cance
Washington Post
added May 9, 2018 21:38
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[Netherlands] TOBACCO PRODUCER FINED FOR SPONSORING DUTCH STUDENT CLUBS

research reveled that JTI paid Dutch student associations to exclusively sell Winston and Camel brands in cigarette vending machines within the walls of the associations, according to the news wire. The NVWA investigation found that this was indeed the ca
NL Times (nl)
added Apr 20, 2018 00:10
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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[Canada] Lambton College Takes A Stand Against Smoking

Many students at Lambton College will take part in a one day “Stand Against Smoking” on Wednesday. The smoke-free day is intended to raise awareness and gather students opinions towards tobacco use on campus and a smoke-free policy.
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:07
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[Mississippi] Ole Miss students react to proposed state tax increase on cigarettes

A bond bill, S.B. 3048, still remains and has the potential to be revised to increase cigarette taxes from the current 68 cents per pack to $1.50 per pack in late March. The bill would have to go before the house for further consideration, but could be a
Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
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[Washington] WINTERER: Smoking ban doesn’t allow freedom of choice

Dasha Winterer, junior astrophysics major, explains how she doesn’t think students should be banned from smoking on campus, and that no one is enforcing the rule anyway.
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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[Tennessee] UTHSC banning all smoking on campus

New Year’s Day kicks off the year-round tobacco ban on University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus. It’s an idea that students pushed to have the university put into action. The days are numbered for students, faculty, and staff to enjoy a smo
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:22
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College board seeks to update tobacco-free policy to Oregon’s new age limit

The Treasure Valley Community College Board went through its first reading of amendments to the college’s tobacco-free college policy on Tuesday, increasing the age limit to 21, and prohibiting the possession of tobacco products and inhalant delivery sys
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:18
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MOLLIN: It’s time to fight back against unregulated vapes

The problems with these devices are twofold. The first, and most prominent, is that they contain nicotine. The second is that we don’t know what the health effects are yet, and it’s dangerous to continue letting children use these devices.
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Nov 6, 2017 15:29
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